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Bizcommunity.com 16 hours ago
The Green Building Council of South Africa has awarded DoubleTree by Hilton Cape Town Upper Eastside a '5-Star Green Rating for Existing Buildings', making DoubleTree by Hilton, the second property in South Africa to attain this award.
16 hours ago
The Kouga Wind Farm has announced that it will be injecting more than R800m into community economic development projects over the course of its 20-year lifespan.
17 hours ago
More than half of the world's population lives in cities, and the United Nations projects that this share will rise to 70 percent by 2050. During the daytime, these expanding urban areas absorb more solar energy than the surrounding countryside. At night they radiate the heat back to the atmosphere. Higher temperatures in cities compared to the areas around them create what are known as urban heat islands (UHIs).
Ashish Sharma 18 hours ago
On Friday, 8 July, the City of Cape Town will issue the prospectus for the development of the Foreshore Freeway Precinct in the CBD. This is an opportunity for urban developers to address the city's traffic woes and affordable housing needs in return for the rights to develop the precinct.
1 day ago
The Bridges not Barriers campaign is planning to appeal a decision by the City Municipal Planning Tribunal to approve a 19-storey development, which it says will cut off the views of Bo-Kaap and further divide the neighbourhood from the city. Residents are particularly worried about the precedent it will set for other developments in Bo-Kaap.
Rejul Bejoy 1 day ago
Africa House, research and consulting specialists, is set to lead a business delegation to Lamu, Kenya in June. The delegation will explore infrastructure development opportunities for South African business in order to take advantage of a projected development boom in the area.
2 days ago
Characterised by fluid ripples of colour, Snedker Studio's Marbelous Wood designs are nature-inspired interpretations of traditional marbling. With a background in textile design and narrative environment, founder of the Copenhagen-based studio, Pernille Snedker Hansen challenges how we view the surfaces around us by transforming plain pine wood into mesmerising artworks.
Kate Walker 2 days ago
SRK Consulting (Africa) took a keen role in Sustainability Week 2016 held earlier in June at the CSIR Conference Centre in Tshwane.
3 days ago
Solid Green Consulting has been awarded six-star Green Star SA Interiors v1 certification for the company's offices in Rosebank, Johannesburg.
3 days ago
Conference organisers have announced that Minister of Finance, Pravin Gordhan, will be one of the keynote speakers at the one-day We Design 2016 Conference taking place in Durban on 8 July 2016. Gordhan will be joined by international speakers, Felipe Leal, immediate past Minister of Urbanism for Mexico City and Kelvin Campbell, chair of Smart Urbanism in London.
We Design 2016 27 Jun 2016
When living in the city, most amenities are more easily accessible - from being able to walk to the nearest café to grab a bite to eat or being a 10-minute walk from the office, to the never-ending excitement of the constant and busy social scene.
Sasha Forbes 27 Jun 2016
According to Ednick Msweli, head of eThekwini Water and Sanitation (EWS), the Western Aqueduct (WA) bulk water pipeline will have a significant impact on the future development of the eThekwini region.
27 Jun 2016